Herdenking Februaristaking

In February 1941 tens of thousands of Dutch citizens stopped working and went on strike to protest the persecution of the jews by Nazis in occupied territory. The only general political strike against the anti-Jewish measures of the Nazis, this remarkable act of bravery by people in Amsterdam was swiftly followed by others in Zaanstreek, Kennemerland, Utrecht, Hilversum and Weesp. On 25 February 2018 at the Dokwerker in Amsterdam people will come together to commemorate this special moment in history, and there will be a parade, wreath laying and speeches.